The CHS boys soccer team won at home, but lost on the road last week.

The boys hosted Little Rock McIlellan March 26 and ended with the game tied 1-1, but the Eagles outscored McClellan in shoot out 2-1 for the win.

Coach Chuck Rawlings said that freshman Dwight Ashford played a great game and really made an impact.

“He won the game for us; he played fantastic,” Rawlings said.

Melvin Cendejas scored the only goal during regular time, and then he and Kamal Williams each scored in over time.

“Cendejas scores the majority of our goals and has all season,” Rawlings said.

The Eagles traveled to Little Rock Friday to face eStem Charter School in a non-conference match up.

The Eagles lost 5-2, but Rawlings said they had one goal taken back from them by the referees.

Rawlings also said that Denzel Watkins scored a 60-yard goal during the game.

“It’s hard for me to say who played the best because they all played well, but Denzel getting that sixty yard goal was exciting,” Rawlings said.

The Eagles are now 1-1 in the conference. They faced Hamburg on Tuesday, but results were not available at press time.

The Lady Eagles lost both of their soccer games last week.

On Tuesday they lost 3-0 to Little Rock McClellan and on Friday 4-0 to eStem.

“We are still night and day different compared to last year, we have a long way to go, but we are improving,” Rawlings said.

Rawlings said that goalie Anna Hammonds does a really good job and that Desiree Sivek really stands out on defense.

Rawllings also said that Emma Burt, Kristin Stewart and Avery Pennington all played well and are all improving tremendously.

Rawlings said the biggest challenge for both of his soccer teams is that they are facing teams who grew up playing little league soccer or Upwards soccer.

“We are just behind and at a disadvantage, but we are working on it,” Rawlings said.

Rawlings said he has a lot of young freshmen who are really good and he hopes they will stick with the program.

“We are new, we are young, we are building a program and that takes time,” Rawlings said.

Both Eagle soccer teams will host Little Rock Mills on Thursday at Yarborough Field.

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